In This Issue:

Upcoming Chamber Events
June B2B Breakfast hosted by Hollister Village
June 7, 2016 
Join us for June Business-2-Business Breakfast to network with over 120 local business representatives and hear about the workforce housing at Hollister Village. 
 Click here to register...

June Business After-Hours at Cabrillo Business Park
June 22, 2016
Join us at the open space behind Cabrillo Business Park for a special Business After-Hours and dedication of the Delco Overlook. 

Partner Events
Fiesta Ranchera
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Join us for a festive evening of fun, food, music, and dancing in the beautiful historic gardens at Rancho La Patera & Stow House. 

State of the City Highlights Goleta's Growth, Housing and Transportation
2016 Goleta Magazine 
Living the Good Life! 
The  2016 Goleta Magazine is now available! Featuring an inside look at FLIR Systems and the unique businesses in Goleta, the Goleta Magazine has a variety of information on working, living and playing in the Good Land!

To request a copy or have a box delivered to your business, please email  

Participate in the Chamber's Membership Survey
Chamber Members and area businesses received an invitation to participate in our 2016 Membership Survey on Tuesday.  The survey is conducted through the Western Association of Chamber Executives (WACE) and helps measure the Chamber's performance in comparison to all Chambers in the West. 

We encourage all of our members to participate in the survey. 
Responses are confidential, but e ach participant will be eligible to win prizes in a drawing following the survey.

Results are in from the Business Giving Roundtable's Annual Giving Survey
The Business Giving Roundtable has published the summary results of their 2015 Giving Survey. The Chamber sent this survey to our members last year in an effort to track the business giving in our community.  The survey results highlight the stories and trends of our generous business community.

GEM G2 Summer Accelerator Application is Open
Do you have a business idea? 

Starting June 27, the Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet (GEM) and UCSB will host the G2 Summer Accelerator  - a 7-week intensive program that provides entrepreneurs the toolset and network to launch and run a startup.  
The goal is to provide seed capital in the range of $5,000 to $10,000 to each team accepted into the accelerator. The amount will be finalized upon acceptance. 

Click here for an application...
May New Members

We welcomed 3 new members in May: Emily Jacobs, Santa Barbara Sailing Center; Tiffany Borba, Golden 1 Credit Union; Jeff Boyle, Goleta Valley Beautiful.
Member News & Events
Goleta Valley Historical Society Celebrates 50 Years
In honor of the Historical Society's 50 years, you are invited to celebrate at a reception honoring the vision of the first members and commemorative exhibition opening.
Join Goleta Valley Historical Society for a toast! Wednesday, June 1 at 5:00 pm 

To RSVP, email Dacia Hardwood at

Live Art & Wine Tour Presented by Downtown Santa Barbara
Thursday, May 26th at 5:30 p.m.
FREE Lunch and Learn at the Santa Barbara Zoo regarding the "Changing Landscape of Media"
Presented by Spectrum Reach
Thursday, June 9th at 11:30 a.m.
Click here for more information...

Relay For Life of Santa Barbara
Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM